Interactive websites may cause antismoking messages to backfire | Penn State University
In a study, the researchers said that smokers who had limited familiarity with information technology were more likely to consider antismoking messages manipulative and boring when they browsed those messages on a website with interactive features, such as sliders, mouseovers and zooming tools.
Peer Crowd Identification and Adolescent Health Behaviors: Results From a Statewide Representative Study - Jeffrey W. Jordan, Carolyn A. Stalgaitis, John Charles, Patrick A. Madden, Anjana G. Radhakrishnan, Daniel Saggese, 2018
Offering Pregnant Women Financial Incentives To Quit Smoking Is 'Highly Cost-Effective'
U Quit I Quit - social movement from Nicotex India
The Deeper Truth of the ‘truth’ Campaign: Influence is Bigger than Persuasion | Rob Gould | LinkedIn
Nudging Smokers — NEJM
Halpern et al. ended up demonstrating the importance of loss aversion in two different ways. The more obvious is that smokers are far more likely to quit if they stand to lose money if they fail. The more subtle is that the very prospect of incurring losses makes people far less willing to enter a smoking-cessation program. Despite the greater comparative effectiveness of the deposit program, the reward program is likely to be more successful, because far more people will sign up for it.
Graphic Warning Labels on Cigarettes Are Scary, but Do They Work? | RAND
A qualitative analysis of ‘informed choice’ among young adult smokers -- Grey et al. -- Tobacco Control
Does Fear Work Afterall? | Social Marketing exChange
'Stoptober' stop-smoking campaign launched in England
As Funding for Anti-Tobacco Ads Fell, So Did Quitting Rate | News - Advertising Age
Regular text messaging could help smokers quit | Health Tech - CNET News
MTV Smoke Screen Turns Personal Challenge Social - Advertising Age - MediaWorks Idea of the Week
Social Networks Change Behavior
Digital Influence Mapping Project post
Impending smoking ban spurs many to quit: study - Yahoo! News
Illustrates the power of policy to bring about voluntary behavior change